Evening Headlines — 8/14/13

Emmys Moving to August in 2014 to Avoid Football Conflict (Exclusive)
The 65th Primetime Emmys telecast is still more than a month away but plans are already afoot for next year's show. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the 66th Primetime Emmys will be broadcast not in September, as in most years, but rather in late August of 2014 to avoid a conflict with NBC's Sunday Night Football. One source says the TV Academy has decided on an Aug. 24 date, but a rep for the Academy declined to comment. [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]

I want my E(verywhere)-TV!
The concept of TV Everywhere is tantalizing: sci-fi, techie wish fulfillment crossed with consumers' ever-growing demand to stay connected to entertainment. [PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE]

Static over merger: Nielsen deal eyed
TV ratings giant Nielsen is running into rising regulatory static over its $1.26 billion deal for Arbriton, the dominant radio measurement firm. Rather than wrapping up its months-long review of the deal as expected, the Federal Trade Commission is busy sending out additional requests for information, The Post has learned. [NEW YORK POST]

Jack Germond, longtime political columnist and pundit, dead at 85
Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The McLaughlin Group," has died. He was 85. Germond died Wednesday morning. He had recently finished his first novel, "A Small Story for Page Three," about a reporter investigating political intrigue, being published Friday. [CBS NEWS]'

From reality TV star to U.S. Congressman? Some Republicans are calling for Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson to take his patriotism to Capitol Hill. [KFVS]

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment today announced that the legendary Paul McCartney has been added to the line-up for the iHeartRadio Music Festival, September 20 - 21 at MGM Grand Las Vegas. [RADIO ONLINE]


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